President Obama permanently extends Adoption Tax Credit!



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President Obama Passes Legislation to Permanently Extend Adoption Tax Credit


January 4, 2013 – Alexandria, VA – Late Tuesday night, Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (H.R. 8). Amongst the provisions of this Act was an extension of the adoption tax credit in which President Obama signed into law Wednesday, January 2, 2013.


“Working on behalf of children that need families by helping make adoption more affordable for families has been a commitment of National Council For Adoption for more than 32 years” says Chuck Johnson, President and CEO of National Council For Adoption. “With the adoption tax credit made permanent, many families can move forward knowing that this important benefit is there for them.  Right now we are celebrating the passing of this important legislation and the bi-partisan support of adoption that it signals.”

Click here for more details from the Save The Adoption Tax Credit Working Group press release.


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